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May 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's legendary godfather of go-go music. chuck brown. this is the beginning of a long good-bye for chuck. fans are snaking their way past his open casket down at the howard theater. for many, this is not a sad occasion. this is rather a time to celebrate the legacy of an artist who brought the city together for a long time. bruce johnson is live at the howard theater with more on the event still going on tonight. bruce. >> hey derek. we are outside the howard theater. a thinner crowd than we've seen for much of the day. these are people getting off work, dropping by. people were able to find parking places. they are at a premium. in the mid afternoon, most part it has been a festive-like atmosphere out here. this view is supposed to go on until 10:00 tonight. it will go on longer. it is public. it is open to everybody. no cameras inside. i'll give you a glimpse of what it's been like around here. is this a viewing unlike anything you've ever seen in this town. >> within the hour, the street in front of the howard theater has become a carnival and chuck brown, father of go-go, would have want
May 29, 2012 6:00am EDT
and late into the night honoring the life of music legend chuck brown. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> straight up 6:00 on this tuesday, may 29th. hope air doing well after your memorial day weekend. temperatures though are still going to make it feel like it was this weekend. it is definitely warm and humid out there as we start your morning. i'm he sarah simmons i don't i'm will thomas. i know a lot of you had a three- day weekend so it is sort of back to the routine and back to more really hot weather unfortunately. tucker barnes is on set with us to start us off. good morning. >> good morning. temperature never really cooled off overnight. we are still in the mid-70s in the city. and any time you start your day with the temperature at 76 degrees, you know where you're headed from there. >> oh, yeah. y no heat advisory today. we had one yesterday but it will be up comfortable way lot of heat and humidity around here for one more day. let's start with a look at our radar. a little haze out there but there should be a lot of sunshine to start your day. eventually,
May 11, 2012 1:00am PDT
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May 29, 2012 6:00pm EDT
say some chunking of the debris the size of cell phones. nobody was hurt. >>> chuck brown, godfather of go-go, being celebrated today at the howard theater. thousands of people stood in lines that stretched for blocks to say farewell to the d.c. pioneer. >> good evening. t street northwest in front of the howard theater you can see filled with people. the interesting thing is, people come to this viewing. they wait in line. they go inside for a few minutes to pay their respects and then they come out and they don't want to leave. they want to be part of the street party. a sendoff for singer chuck brown. ♪ >> reporter: chuck brown was a force whenever he performed despite his success, he remained grounded and will always be remembered as the d.c. native son. >> he loved washington. he represented this city to the fullest. the city loved him back as you can see. >> reporter: fans waited in a long line that stretch three blocks at one point to get into the howard athleter to pay their last respects. >> what do you think he would be thinking? >> he would want to be playing. >> if he d
May 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. in another election happening 1,600 miles away from oklahoma in massachusetts, republican senator scott brown of massachusetts is locked in a virtual tie to hold on to his seat against his democratic challenger, elizabeth warren. last month, boston's conservative tabloid, the "boston herald," published this headline, "harvard flow." school once touted liz's native american routes as proof of faculty diversity. the accusation here was that elizabeth warren was somehow wrongly considered to be native american? she was maybe wrongly listed as having native american heritage in law school directories and someone, maybe her, maybe the school, somehow wrongly benefited from that wrongful impression, that wrongful, spurious thing that she supposedly did. the "boston herald" described it as "elizabeth warren's avowed native american heritage, which the candidate rarely if ever discusses on the campaign trail, was once touted by embattled harvard law school, officials who cited her claim as proof their faculty's lineage." so the accusation that she's faking being native american. senator brown's campa
May 28, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, they are discovering who they are, what they want to do, i had already known that. >> suarez: and jeffrey brown interviews a filmmaker who chronicled one wounded marine's journey from the frontlines in afghanistan to civilian life in north carolina. >> i actually brought in a lot of my own personal experiences of going to war and coming home from it and what i realized was that the fighting doesn't end when these men come back, it just continues in a different way. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> this is the at&t network-- a living, breathing intelligence bringing people together to bring new ideas to life. >> look, it's so simple. >> in a year, the bright minds from inside and outside the company come together to work on an idea. adding to it from the road, improving it in the cloud, all in real time. >> good idea. >> it's the at&t network. providing new ways to work together, so business works better. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and fi
May 28, 2012 7:00am PDT
brown. look forward to that. we're going to begin with that severe weather, including tropical storm beryl. really putting a damper on the holiday plans of millions of americans. the weather channel's mike seidel is in jacksonville beach, florida, this morning. mike, good morning to you. >> and good morning, savannah, from triple digit heat in parts of the midwest to the hottest may weather on record in that part of the country to the second tropical storm of the season, four days before the official start of the hurricane season, millions of americans are enduring some extreme weather this holiday weekend. with maximum sustained winds just below hurricane force, tropical storm beryl made landfall just after midnight near jacksonville, florida, where city officials canceled all outdoor memorial day events. >> everything is going to be shut down. we're really preparing for this tropical storm, and it's all about safety. we want people safe through this storm. >> reporter: from florida to south carolina, the tropical storm has whipped up the surf. creating dangerous rip currents. dozen
May 29, 2012 4:00pm EDT
chuck brown. >> pieces of an airplane fall off and crash to the earth below. the emergency landing is next. >>> plus, madonna mocks lady gaga on teenage for stealing her song. good afternoon. i'm barbara harrison in for jim handley. >> we begin with the heat and the cooldown to come. >> tracking those storms out west. >> we've had this heat and humidity all day right and yesterday and we're seeing that cold front approach and a number of severe thunderstorm to our west and especially north of the area. in fact, upstate north, they have a tornado watch. as far as this area goes, advancing very quickly to the east and northeast. you can see several clusters of thunderstorms and they are producing a lot of lightning. so they're still intensifying and we could be seeing some small hail with these as well. we have one little area to the south of hagerstown. that storm is its way to the northeast, moving away from i-81 toward 70 right now. so that will be crossing right over 70 in the next couple of minutes advancing to the north and east. a lot of heavy rain, frequent lightning, possibl
May 2, 2012 11:00am PDT
be doing really well buzz she looked really well. >> bobby brown says he was not the one that got whitney houston hooked on drugs. we'll have more of the interview and i will talk with the daily beast allison samuels what she describes as whitney's private hell and the lessons to be learned. we begin with two states stopped from taking action that is critics charge would limit women's rights. in texas federal courts stepped into a fight over cutting state funds to planned parenthood, all the result of laws passed by the republican controlled state legislature and in oklahoma the supreme court halted an effort to grant person hood rights to human embryos. joining me is erin carmen. good to see you on this. this certainly would be categorized by a lot of people as a setback for republicans in the two states, the texas battle still waging, though. >> what happened in texas is the lower court said you cannot discriminate against planned parenthood. you're going to be punishing almost 100,000 women receiving almost the primary health care from planned parenthood. >> similar to the argument on
Apr 30, 2012 11:00pm PDT
obama's go-to sport is basketball. well, republican senator scott browne has been pressing himself for a face off with the president since he won the senate seat. it seems like it could be a match. let's look at this tape of scott browne from a community center. he earned the name downtown scott brown. that was the same shot. he's not that good. president obama went after republicans this morning at the bidding and construction trades department. this morning the president got to remember innocencing about his visit to john boehner's hometown of cincinnati ohio. notice the backdrop, a bridge in need of repair, here is the president today. >> over the last year, i have sent congress a whole series of jobs bills to put people to work, to put your members back to work. time after time, the republicans have gotten together, and they have said no. i went to the speakers hometown, stood under a bridge that was crumbling. maybe he doesn't drive anymore. maybe he doesn't notice how messed up it is. there are bridge where's some of the key republican leadership come from, where folks have t
May 1, 2012 3:00pm PDT
, the romney's front door. >>> and senator scott brown hates obamacare so much, he can't wait to use it to his family's advantage. incred ill. that's next. it's very important to understand how math and science kind of makes the world work. in high school, i had a physics teacher by the name of mr. davies. he made physics more than theoretical, he made it real for me. we built a guitar, we did things with electronics and mother boards. that's where the interest in engineering came from. so now, as an engineer, i have a career that speaks to that passion. thank you, mr. davies. [ female announcer ] letting her home be turned into a training facility? ♪ this olympian's mom has been doing it for years. she's got bounty. in this lab demo, one sheet of new bounty leaves this surface cleaner than two sheets of the leading ordinary brand. bounty has trap and lock technology to soak up big spills and lock them in. let the spills begin. p&g. proud sponsor of the olympic games. ♪ lord, you got no reason ♪ you got no right ♪ ♪ i find myself at the wrong place ♪ [ male announcer ] the ram 1500
May 29, 2012 9:00am PDT
about the presidential race -- looking for segues, massachusetts senator scott brown's re-election campaign is out with a new ad promoting his bipartisanship. it says that, he's helped pass all of these laws, working across the aisle. tauting compromise may be political suicide but not in massachusetts. >> it worked for mitt romney when he was running in massachusetts. >> that's true. that's true. >> i guess we'll see scott brown make his adjustment when he goes national. really surprising to me, maybe you guys could talk about it, too, is just how little this controversy is over elizabeth warren's apparent indian heritage has knocked her down. she seems to -- the last poll had her within a point. doesn't sem liem like brown, smy positioned, really seems to be able to pull away here. >> if the race were purely a popularity contest he would win this thing kind of easily. reminds me of the massachusetts senate race, weld and kerry in 1996 where that same dynamic would have existed. the party label's drag for weld in 1996, he couldn't win that race. the party label's a drag f
May 23, 2012 9:00am EDT
a system to be able to track real-time jerry brown's speech. so when jerry brown had an appearance there would be someone from the whitman campaign with an iphone that could then was live streaming back to whitman campaign headquarters so that the communications team could be emailing reporters responses to the actual charges that jerry brown was making in real-time, and it was the first time they had been able to piece together something like that and now you're seeing campaigns at the state level doing that type of thing now. of course at the national level you have a live stream with television stations. but as to whether or not a campaign actually made the difference, you know, in kind of an unconventional way brian billbray a congressman in san francisco in 2006, a special the election, duke cunningham had been run out of town for good reason and that was a hotly contested seat and seen as a bellwether to see how the 2006 house congressional the elections would ultimately fare. unfortunately it was not the bellwether that the republicans had hoped. but the rnc were providing a
May 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
from massachusetts. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. i also ask consent that my military fellow, major jay rose, be granted floor privileges for the duration of my remarks. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: thank you, mr. president. i rise to speak about an historic air is mean took place place -- ceremony that took place in boston harbor today, the birthplace of the american revolution. that event happened earlier this morning. and this morning, the united states navy named an ar lay burke class guided missile destroyer for retired united states navy captain thomas jerome hunter jr. of concord, massachusetts. the same money took place aboard the oldest commissioned ship -- warship in our united states navy, the u.s.s. constitution. as you know, mr. president, it is a distinct honor for any service member to have a navy vessel commissioned in his or her name. what made the event special today and extremely rare is that captain hudner is the navy's last living medal of honor recipient from the korean war. as the story you are about to hear shows, no one would b
May 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
the president secretary of state kirk browning to remove all suspected -- suspected non-citizenship from voter roles last year. browning was so concerned about the accuracy of the list that he refused to send it to county officials. he told the associated press, governor scotts says to me peoplely. people do but we have always had to err on the side of the voter. browning resigned in february, but scott is pressing on. here is the sad, not-shocking kicker. voter fraud basically doesn't exist in florida. i love this. in four years there have been more shark attacks in the sunshine case than cases of voter fraud. unbelievable. for a closer look at voter suppression efforts, we turn to howard goodman reporter for the florida center for investigative reporting, from boynton beach, florida. thank you for joining us, howard. >> thank you. it's a real pleasure being here. >> you have been covering this story closely. what is the latest news to come out of florida on this story? >> the latest thing is to try to cleanse the roles of people these non-citizens flooding
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May 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
demonstrators, police have had to deal with there. our steve brown will join us live outside the chicago courthouse where the suspects were earlier today, coming up inside the fox report. within the hour we expect to hear from that blind chinese activist, remember? he sparked a diplomatic stand off when he escaped house arrest and hid out in or american embassy in that country. a plane carrying chin guanchen ge and his wife, this is video into fox news of him departing china earlier and he's here, ending a month of unternt that tested relation between washington and beijing and it began when cheng sought refuge at the u.s. embassy there after escaping his home. authorities had turned it into a makeshift prison. cutting the human rights advocate off from the rest of the world. but now, again here, in the u.s., where he'll attend law school, we're told at nyu on a fellowship. doug mcelway is live in washington and, i understand they are already putting out the welcome mat. >> reporter: they are, after landing in europe, he's expected to go to manhattan where a welcome ceremony is planned a
May 2, 2012 8:00am PDT
that was created. >>> whitney houston's former husband, bobby brown, telling matt lauer in an exclusive interview with the "today" show that he's not to blame for the death of his superstar ex-wife while at the same time implying that she didn't have the will to lave clean life. >> maybe i could have done something different, your life. but you have to want it. i wasn't the one that, you know, got her addicted to drugs or -- i'm not the reason she's gone. >> as you'll remember, houston drowned in the tub of a blifr hills hotel room in march. coroners say heart disease and cocaine use contributed to her death. >>> wait till you get a load of this one. an attorney for a new jersey mother says his client is 150% innocent of child endangerment. his client is accused of taking her 5-year-old daughter tanning, an accusation she denies. here's natalie morales with a story that has touched a lot of nerves. >> this whole thing's been blown out of proportion. >> reporter: patricia denies she took her daughter anna tanning with her and says she just brought the 5-year-old the tanning salon and made her wait
May 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
under the influence. justin brown was arrested on highway 101 just south of the golden gate bridge earlier this month. she had a bloodel alcohol content after hitting 2 cars and driving away. last year they complained about the paul revere disciplinary method. >> there are almost 6500 crosses on the corner of deer hill and bart station. each one represents a soldier or american air marine who died. >> although they not an active combat role, they will still have it and that is the reason we will remain here. >> the department of veteran's affairs says veterans commit suicide every day. 21-year-old army specialist hernandez died saturday in southern afghanistan. enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised bomb. >>> right now it is 450 . new project for michelle obama, the underwater vessel she agreed to stops sore. >>> the first words she spoke to her family in peeks, stay tuned for more -- familiar in weeks, stay tuned. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, the victim of a flesh eating bacteria is now speaking. the family of amy said she is speaking for the f
May 5, 2012 12:30pm EDT
, was brown v. board of education, which was actually pending in the court when he got there, and the court was completely tied in knots over the case, they couldn't get a majority. a very persuasive politician and was able to get the other eight justices on his side and decided brown. of course, when he did, for the next five years the country was in turmoil over whether or not schools were going to be desegregated, and even people that said schools should be desegregated agreed that it shouldn't happen by the decree of nine unelected justices, it should happen in the state legislatures or the congress or somewhere where there's accountability. of course, there was many cases after that, really changed the way state legislatures and ultimately congress elected people. again, still the same way, prayer in the schools was another one, which was really the thing that energized the christian right and brought them into the political process. subsequently, after warren, the roe v. wade decision, i think the conclusion people said was exactly the conclusion that should have been, that's not me s
May 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
and that was when he was expected to make the announcement originally. >>> elizabeth warren and scott brown are in a tight race. they signed a pack if brown benefits from an outside ad he has to pay a fine to warren's charity of chose and vice versa. it remains to be seen if the trend will catch on in other states, but so far so good. however, in true political fashion, the two are arguing over who's idea it was to have the pact in the first place. >>> amendment one election in north carolina. senator dick lugar, and also all eyes on wisconsin as we find a democratic primary challenger to governor scott walker. we'll be right back. so we can describe them to our customers. [ male announcer ] red lobster's festival of shrimp starts now! for just $12.99, pair any two of 9 exciting shrimp creations like new barbeque glazed shrimp or crab stuffed shrimp. the crab-stuffed shrimp are awesome! [ woman ] very creamy. that's a keeper! [ woman ] shrimp skewer. [ woman #2 ] sweet, smoky. [ man ] delicious! [ laughter ] [ male announcer ] any combination just $12.99! [
May 8, 2012 8:00am PDT
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May 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a coincidence that it has turned out that way so far? joining us now is judith browne diana. he's a civil rights attorney and co-director of the advancement project. she represented the naacp in a 2000 lawsuit to remedy voting rights in florida. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me, rachel. >> you are much more deeply involved in the vagueries of florida voting law than i am. did i get anything wrong in the way i explained what's going on in florida now in terms of how you understand the facts? >> you got it right. >> okay. it's complicated and it's quickly changing and a lot of this stuff hasn't been debated. it seems to being done at the initiative of the florida governor. is the governor consulting with lawyers in order to -- is this the kind of thing that other states are doing? is this a standard process that florida's going through, or is this something unusual? >> well, i mean, it's florida taking out their old bag of tricks. and they have come up with a new list and the list is flawed. i mean, a 91-year-old world war ii veteran? i mean, come on. really, governor scott? this is
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May 16, 2012 10:00am PDT
republican scott brown for a u.s. senate seat. this is the seat he won after ted kennedy vacated it, she's hoping that the controversy over whether she dishonestly claimed american indian heritage will go away. the harvard law professor has been under fire from critics who say she lied about her alleged native-american roots to promote her prospects at certain colleges where she worked. the boston globe has had to issue a retraction saying contrary to earlier claims it could not find any proof that warren is in fact 1 32nd cherokee. larry sabato is the director of the center of politics at the university of virginia. lar lee. it was originally that she was listed as a minority law professor, that is what came out. she listed herself as a minority law professor, okay. and at harvard they touted her as a minority law professor, at the university of pennsylvania it came out, they also listed her in their minority equity report and so on. she comes out and says, i just listed myself because i wanted to meet other people like me. it's all based on a claim that she may have a great, great, gre
May 12, 2012 10:00pm EDT
in the primaries and they supported scott brown and they got the old seat in massachusetts and the senate and got the filibuster proof majority. >> host: scott brown was voted democrat at the time. >> guest: but at the time that he party was for him and they did an extraordinary job. they went from the energy of protest which is important and they converted that into political power and then they were able to begin to implement their agenda. not always in d.c. but they held it across the country. that is an incredible what she's this from my point of view. occupy wall street is very different. the interested in the defect to the could direct democracy they don't want to register and participate in that way, so it may be is they that they have the impact long-term the and they might have otherwise. how was that their choice? the rest of us who are not occupy years but are concerned about the 99% need to find ways to begin to fill in the gaps and that is what rebuild the dream about, and that is an organization i helped to lead. >> host: are you saying that it's kind of on its course at this point?
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May 18, 2012 12:00am PDT
this story, she is a democrat running in the senate against brown. she once listed herself as a minority in a book of law proofers. she said she is cha you are key because of her great, great, great grands father. then they found out he was not cherokee, but he round up the cherokees in 1837. now they are writing, quote, you see, some of us have independent ledone our own research and we know you have no documentation supporting your claim of cherokee ancestry. we wonder why you have the right to believe cherokee ancestry and call yourself a native american. for more, let's go live to "red eye" senior political cor -- correspondent who has been following it from the beginning. always on to much things that cat. dana, if you were working for warren, what would be your advice right now? >> get out. >> i don't know if she would take that advice. i probably wouldn't be working for her anymore. >> i think when you hand your resignation over, that would be saying, i am getting out. >> part of the problem too is they have five stories before they get to this one. and so it has become -- it is n
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May 9, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. that is next. also remember this amazing video of massachusetts senator scott brown landing an amazing three-point shot. now, it is landing him in hot water. we will tell you why. plus, a prom that no one can forget. wait until you see what happened five seconds after this photo was shot. you don't want to miss this one. [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of peoe are choosing advil. i'm keith baraka and i'm a firefighter. and it's very physically demanding. if i'm sore i not at my best. advil is my go-to. it's my number one pain reliever. [ male announcer ] make the switch. take action. take advil. [ male announcer ] make the switch. (spoken in mandarin) i've still got hours of battery life. it's an ultrabook. you bring great shame upon this coffee hut. with a long-lasting ultrabook, everything else seems old fashioned. ultrabook. inspired by intel. how math and science kind of makes the world work. in high school, i had a physics teacher by the name of mr. davies. he made physics more than theoretical, he made it real for me. we built a guitar, we did thingwith electronics and mother b
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